heroism, gallantry, valor, valour, valorousness, valiance, valiancynoun
the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
"he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"
The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.
Etymology: Of héroisme.
the qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities
Eroica is a 1958 film by Andrzej Munk. It is composed of two separate stories, each featuring the Polish concept of heroism and a role of a hero. A third segment, Con Bravura, utilizing Polish romantic legend and different in spirit from the first two segments, was meant as the final part of the original film but although completed, was ultimately cut by Munk from the final version. It premiered on Polish Television in 1972 and depicts wartime couriers crossing the Tatra Mountains. Eroica won the FIPRESCI Award at the 1959 Mar del Plata Film Festival.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A transferable ticket to the Haul of Fame. Once held by Hobson and Dewey, now carried by Mother Eddy and Brother Dowie.
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The qualities of a hero; bravery; courage; intrepidity.
The numerical value of heroism in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of heroism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I mean, I consider you a hero, tremendous political courage, not, you know, the thing about five years, or five and a half years at the Hanoi Hilton; as far as I'm concerned you just sat out the war. I don't consider that real heroism. Anybody can get captured, right?
The Battle of Gallipoli is truly a reminder that the Great War was truly a world war...It destroyed old empires and created new fissures, on this centenary occasion, it seems to me we must remember the heroism of both sides.
David Sherrard exemplified the professionalism, heroism, and strong character inherent in all Richardson police officers.
I think that Trump and the Senate leadership, Mitch McConnell, by their deeds if they so celebrate the heroism of this man, then let's go to work and pass that bill because it's laid out the way the Supreme Court asked us to lay it out.
Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world-the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.
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- heroismeCatalan, Valencian
- tapachdScottish Gaelic
- јунаштво, хероизамMacedonian
- herojstvo, heroizamSerbo-Croatian
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